Cochlear™ Nucleus® System Accessories

The Cochlear Nucleus® System gives you a robust standard package and choices of accessories to customize your hearing experience. The Nucleus Implant System is designed to help you reach your best hearing potential and hear your way.

With the Nucleus Implant System, you have a choice of four accessories including our Plus One option, that lets you postpone an accessory choice for up to a year.

Available Accessories

True Wireless Accessories

No need for wires or neck-worn loops.

Water Accessories

Swim underwater with confidence and without the need for extra wires or cases.

Sound Processor
Color Options

Choices to match your personal style.

Remote Controls and
Smart App

Put control of hearing in your own hands.

Battery Options

A choice of battery options to ensure you never go without hearing.

Retention Wearing Options

Retention options help secure the sound processor on the ear or head.

The Plus One Program allows you to save an accessory choice for a future date, up to a year. This gives you the opportunity to use your Nucleus Sound Processor before making your final accessory selection.


True Wireless freedom - no strings attached.

Only Cochlear provides True Wireless™ connectivity without the need for wires or neck-worn loops. Bring sound closer to you with our True Wireless™ accessories.

Mini Microphone 2 and Mini Microphone 2+
Hear more clearly no matter where you are, like in a busy restaurant, lecture hall, classroom or boardroom.

Phone Clip
If you are not using the Made for iPhone benefits of the Nucleus 7 Sound Processor, or are using the Kanso® Sound Processor, an Android or any other smartphone, the Phone Clip makes talking on the phone easier. The Phone Clip streams calls, GPS directions and music directly to your Nucleus Sound Processor for a hands-free connection.

TV Streamer
The TV Streamer gives you stereo-quality sound transmitted directly into your sound processor so you can enjoy your favorite TV shows with family and friends. You no longer need to turn the volume up to uncomfortable levels for others in the room.

Cochlear True Wireless accessories are compatible with all Nucleus® Sound Processors.
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The Nucleus 7 Sound Processor is compatible with iPhone 7 Plus, iPhone 7, iPhone 6s Plus, iPhone 6s, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 6, iPhone SE, iPhone 5s, iPhone 5c, iPhone 5, iPad Pro (12.9-inch), iPad Pro (9.7-inch), iPad Air 2, iPad Air, iPad mini 4, iPad mini 3, iPad mini 2, iPad mini, iPad (4th generation), iPod touch (6th generation) and iPod touch (5th generation) using iOS 10.0 or later. Apple, the Apple logo, FaceTime, Made for iPad logo, Made for iPhone logo, Made for iPod logo, iPhone, iPad Pro, iPad Air, iPad mini, iPad and iPod touch are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries. App Store is a service mark of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries. Information accurate as of July, 2017

Swim to your heart’s content with our waterproof hearing options.

Swim underwater with confidence and without the need for extra wires or cases with Cochlear™ water accessories.

Aqua+* For Kanso®

Waterproof cover for your Kanso Sound Processor and can be submerged up to 10 feet for 2 hours.

Cochlear™ Nucleus® Aqua+**

Waterproof, silicone sleeve that fits over your Nucleus 7 Sound Processor and can be submerged up to 10 feet for 2 hours.


*The Kanso Sound Processor is water resistant to level IP54 of the International Standard IEC60529. The Kanso Sound Processor with the Aqua+ is water resistant to level IP68 of the International Standard when used with LR44 alkaline or nickel metal hydride disposable batteries.

**The Nucleus Aqua+ and Aqua Accessory are IP68 rated and approved for use with rechargeable batteries and are not approved for use with the acoustic component. The Nucleus 7 Sound Processor is water-resistant without the Nucleus Aqua+ accessory to level IP57 of the International Standard IEC60529 when used with rechargeable batteries.

Choose the sound processor color that's right for you.


Sound Processor Colors

Kanso® Sound Processor

Our off-the-ear sound processor

A range of color options to match your hair

Nucleus® 7 Sound Processor

Our behind-the-ear solution that includes
a Hybrid™ Hearing* option

The Nucleus® 7 Sound Processor is available in a range of colors

*The Acoustic Component should only be used when behavioral audiometric thresholds can be obtained and the recipient can provide feedback regarding sound quality. The Cochlear Nucleus Hybrid acoustic component is not compatible with the Kanso Sound Processor.

Put control of hearing in your own hands.


Take control of your sound processor and make adjustments to your hearing with our convenient management and control options.

Made for iPhone Control
With Made for iPhone connectivity in the Nucleus 7 Sound Processor, you can control your child’s hearing conveniently from your compatible Apple® device.

Nucleus Smart App Control
Whether you have an iPhone® or Android™ device, the Nucleus Smart App provides you with advanced control and monitoring functionality.

Advanced Remote Assistant
Designed to provide you with more control of your Kanso Sound Processor, the full-featured Remote Assistant lets you manage you or your child's hearing. It features a full color LCD screen and easy instructions that make troubleshooting and navigating the Kanso Sound Processor a breeze.

Remote Controls*
The discreet, pocket-sized Remote Controls let you adjust simple settings on your sound processor like volume and sensitivity as well as change programs.

There is a remote control for each Nucleus Sound Processor.

*Remote Control comes included with your new system.

Batteries for your Nucleus® Sound Processor:

We understand how important it is to have access to hearing all day long. That’s why we provide a choice of standard and rechargeable batteries so you have the flexibility to manage your power use no matter where you are.

Kanso® Sound Processor Batteries:

Disposable batteries only

  • Comes with 1 pack of 675 zinc air batteries – up to 60 hours* of power

Nucleus® 7 Sound Processor Battery Options:

Disposable batteries

  • Comes with 1 pack of 675 zinc air batteries – up to 80 hours* of power

Rechargeable batteries

  • Compact – up to 18 hours* of power
  • Standard – up to 30 hours* of power

*Battery life may vary by individual.

Retention and wearing options give you added peace of mind during activities.

We provide retention options to help you and your child keep the sound processor on the ear, especially during physical activities and sports.

Nucleus® Kanso® Sound Processor Options:

Long Safety Line - with Alligator Clip that can attach to your or your child's clothing*

Short Safety Line - with Hair Clip for a more discreet retention option

The Cochlear Headband - is an optional accessory that holds the Kanso Sound Processor in place, especially during physical activities.

Nucleus® 7 Sound Processor Options:

Hugfit - helps secure the sound processor on even the smallest of ears with a soft, flexible tube.

Koala Clip - provides more comfort by allowing you to attach the sound processor to clothing for younger children with small ears

Snugfit - helps to tighten the sound processor on the ear using a light, flexible wire for added peace of mind during activities.

Safety Cord - provides a convenient way to ensure your sound processor doesn't get lost if it comes off your ear.

Earmold Adaptor - helps to stabalize and keep the sound processor on the ear.

*Retention lines longer than the Safety LIne (standard length) are not recommended for use by children as they may present a risk of strangulation.